The act attempts to protect the "Infant Colony" from disorder and idleness: "Whereas Drunkness and Debauchery in every Community tend very much to inervate [sic] the Constitutions of such unhappy persons as are addicted to those Vices, and when...
In the letter Ward encloses the "Official Garden Calendar" that was sent out to encourage citizens to grow their own gardens. The handout includes information about crop rotation, growing seasons, and food preservation; the city plans "to install...
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